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Fundraiser: #resistance cranes


  • The Beam Center 60 Sackett Street Brooklyn, NY, 11231 United States (map)
 The custom paper design by artist Shing Yin Khor recalls letters and parcels sent across continents by immigrant families.

The custom paper design by artist Shing Yin Khor recalls letters and parcels sent across continents by immigrant families.

#resistancecranes

With the help of local volunteers and allies across the world, we met our goals of folding 1000 paper cranes and raising $10,000 in 24 hours for the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) and International Rescue Committee of New York in 2017.

Unfortunately, the situation for refugees and immigrants entering the United States has only gotten worse, so we’re asking you to stand with us again to support the National Immigration Law Center and Refugee and Immigration Center for Education and Legal Services.

About the Project:

Resistance Cranes is a collaborative fundraising effort started by Shing Yin Khor, Christina Lee, and Matthew Marcó to raise money immigrant and refugee causes.

Inspired by the Japanese legend, for 24 hours starting at 4 pm EST on Friday, October 19, 2018, two small crews of volunteers in New York and Texas are folding 1000 paper cranes in solidarity with immigrants and refugees who make their way to American shores in search of a new home.